Frame C731 with liner in the Bronzino finish. The pictures show how the frame looks during the production process.
Frames of the week. A892 and B579. Different finishes on the same profile.
This is a 22k Gold Sgraffito frame. A template was made for the corner designs and the panels feature burnished and matte squares with punch work. The corners and the squares are burnished so that they contrast with the rest of the frame. The pictures show the final steps of the gold work as patches are added to any spots that are missing gold. When the gold is perfect the frame is ready for the final finishing and toning.
This reproduction of a 19th century frame was carved entirely by hand. The moulding is 12 inches wide and is finished in 22k gold leaf over yellow clay with red highlights. The pictures above show some of the steps during production.